Woodstock earns bronze certification in New York state's Climate Smart Communities program

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The certification was announced during an event Wednesday, Sept. 23, at The Wild Center in Saranac Lake.

Woodstock joined 13 other communities in becoming climate smart communities. With the addition of those municipalities, 55 New York communities are now climate smart certified and more than 200 have taken the pledge to become certified.

The Climate Smart Communties program helps local governments reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change. To be certified, a community must show it has an active task force that includes municipal and resident representati...es. The locales get points for installing electric vehicle charging stations and putting solar panels on municipal buildings.

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